Kirsten Twelbeck

Community and Student Life Director

  • Country:
    • Germany
  • Product:
    • Study Abroad


Kirsten is responsible for student experiential learning opportunities, including residential programming, events, external projects, and programs with the greater Berlin community. She also works with the Academic Director to further develop our programs and teaches regularly. Kirsten earned her PhD in American Studies and successfully passed the post-doctoral Habilitation. She studied American Studies (both literature and culture) and Theater and Drama in Erlangen, Berlin, and Bloomington, Indiana, and has worked as an assistant professor and a guest professor at several German universities before joining the staff at CIEE. Prior to her academic career she worked as a journalist for German radio stations and as head of divisions for the city marketing organization Berlin Partner. 

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